Thomas Authors 4 Papers on Environmental Change

Ellen Thomas

Ellen Thomas

Ellen Thomas, research professor of earth and environmental sciences, is the co-author of four recenty-published papers. They include:

Deep-sea benthic foraminiferal turnover during the early middle Eocene transition at Walvis Ridge (SE Atlantic),” published in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Issue 417: pages 126-136, January 2015. The paper’s co-author, Silvia Ortiz, was a PhD student at the University of Zaragoza, and spent several months at Wesleyan working with Thomas.

Benthic foraminiferal response to the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO) in the Southeastern Atlantic (ODP Site 1263),” published in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Issue 417: pages 432-444, January 2015. The paper’s co-author, Flavia Boscolo-Galazzo, was a PhD student at the University of Padova, Italy.

Paleocene-Eocene Thermal maximum environmental change in the New Jersey Coastal Plan: benthic foraminiferal biotic events,” published in Marine Micropaleontology, Issue 115: pages 1-23, March 2015. The paper’s co-author, Peter Stassen, was a PhD student at the University of Leuven (Belgium) and the publication is part of his PhD thesis.

Drilling disturbance and constraints on the onset of the Palaeocene/Eocene boundary carbon isotope excursion in New Jersey,” published in Climate of the Past, Issue 11, pages 95-104, January 2015.